December 9, 2012

Gerard Butler Jessica Biel ‘Playing For Keeps’ Bombs At Boxoffice Weekend Haul Paltry $6MIL

Despite a B+ CinemaScore, “Playing for Keeps,” starring Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Dennis Quaid, reported in at a disappointing No. 6 domestically.

Could one of the reasons be this movie is performing so poorly that Butler is trying to pull-off playing a college student? He does right?

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Title, Weeks in Release/Theater Count, Studio, Three Day Weekend Total, Cume

1. Skyfall, 5/3,401, MGM/Sony, $11 million, $261.2 million.

2. Rise of the Guardians, 3/3,639, DreamWorks Animation/Paramount, $10.5 million, $61.9 million.

3. Twilight: Breaking Dawn — Part 2, 4/3,646, Summit, $9.2 million, $268.7 million.

4. Lincoln, 5/2,014, DreamWorks/Disney$9.1 million, $97.3 million.

5. Life of Pi, 3/2,946, Fox, $8.3 million, $60.9 million.

6. Playing for Keeps, 1/2,837, FilmDistrict, $6 million, $6 million.

7. Wreck-It Ralph, 6/2,746, Disney, $4.9 million, $164.4 million.

8. Red Dawn, 3/2,754, FilmDistrict, $4.3 million, $37.3 million.

9Flight, 6/2,413, Paramount, $3.1 million, $86.2 million.

10. Killing Them Softly, 2/2,424, The Weinstein Co., $2.7 million, $11.8 million.


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